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Benedum Center for the Performing Arts - Theater Information

Address:
719 Liberty Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

BUILT: 1928

SEATING CAPACITY: 2885


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Benedum Center for the Performing Arts History

The Benedum Center for the Performing Arts, a Pittsburgh Cultural Trust theater, is a focal point of Pittsburgh's Cultural District. The 2,800-seat theater is home to Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presentations including PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh, Dentons Cohen & Grigsby Trust Presents, and First Night Pittsburgh. The Trust also provides priority programming dates on the Benedum stage to Cultural District resident companies including Pittsburgh CLO, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, and the Pittsburgh Opera. The venue is also available on a rental basis to promoters and community groups.

What Shows Played the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts

DATES PRODUCTION
? - ? Dear Evan Hansen (2021)
? - ? Jagged Little Pill (2021)
? - ? Hairspray (Non Eq) (2021)
? - ? Les Miserables (2017)
? - ? Hadestown (2021)
? - ? Frozen (2019)
? - ? Jersey Boys (2021)
? - ? Ain't Too Proud (2021)
? - ? To Kill a Mockingbird (2020)
? - ? Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (2015)
? - ? Hamilton (Philip Company) (2017)
? - ? Pretty Woman (2020)
? - ? Pretty Woman (2020)
? - ? Oklahoma! (2020)
? - ? Summer: The Donna Summer Musical (Non Eq) (2021)
? - ? The Band's Visit (2021)
3/10/2020 - 3/15/2020 The Band's Visit (2021)
2/25/2020 - 3/1/2020 Cats (2019)
12/31/2019 - 1/5/2020 Jesus Christ Superstar (2019)
11/26/2019 - 12/1/2019 Les Miserables (2017)
10/29/2019 - 11/3/2019 Mean Girls (2021)
9/4/2019 - 9/29/2019 The Lion King (2002)
4/9/2019 - 4/14/2019 Come From Away (2018)
2/20/2019 - 3/3/2019 The Phantom of the Opera (2013)
1/29/2019 - 2/3/2019 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2018)
1/1/2019 - 1/27/2019 Hamilton (Angelica Company) (2021)
10/16/2018 - 10/21/2018 Anastasia (2018) [Cancelled]
9/18/2018 - 9/23/2018 The Play That Goes Wrong (2018)
8/21/2018 - 9/9/2018 Aladdin (2017)
6/12/2018 - 6/17/2018 On Your Feet (2017)
3/27/2018 - 4/1/2018 Rent (Non Eq) (2016)
3/6/2018 - 3/11/2018 Waitress (2017)
2/27/2018 - 3/4/2018 The Bodyguard (2016)
1/24/2018 - 2/11/2018 Wicked (2009)
1/2/2018 - 1/7/2018 Love Never Dies (2017)
11/21/2017 - 11/26/2017 Motown the Musical (2017)
11/21/2017 - 11/26/2017 Motown the Musical (2017)
11/14/2017 - 11/19/2017 The Color Purple (2017)
10/17/2017 - 10/22/2017 School of Rock (2017)
5/30/2017 - 6/11/2017 An American in Paris (2016)
4/4/2017 - 4/9/2017 The King and I (2016)
1/31/2017 - 2/5/2017 Something Rotten! (2017)
10/18/2016 - 10/26/2016 Finding Neverland (2016)
9/20/2016 - 9/25/2016 Kinky Boots (2014)
5/31/2016 - 6/12/2016 Matilda the Musical (2015)
3/22/2016 - 3/27/2016 The Sound of Music (2015)
3/8/2016 - 3/13/2016 The Bridges of Madison County (2015)
2/2/2016 - 2/7/2016 Cabaret (2016)
11/17/2015 - 11/22/2015 A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder (2015)
10/27/2015 - 11/1/2015 Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (2015)
8/11/2015 - 8/16/2015 Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella (2014)
8/4/2015 - 8/9/2015 Kinky Boots (2014)
4/7/2015 - 4/12/2015 Dirty Dancing (2014)
2/18/2015 - 3/1/2015 The Phantom of the Opera (2013)
1/20/2015 - 1/25/2015 Pippin (2014)
11/25/2014 - 11/30/2014 Newsies The Musical (2014)
11/18/2014 - 11/23/2014 Irving Berlin's White Christmas (2014)
10/28/2014 - 11/2/2014 Annie (2014)
7/8/2014 - 7/13/2014 Evita (2013)
3/11/2014 - 3/16/2014 Once (2013)
1/15/2014 - 2/9/2014 Wicked (1st National Tour) (2005)
11/26/2013 - 12/1/2013 Elf The Musical (2013)
10/29/2013 - 11/3/2013 We Will Rock You (2013)
3/5/2013 - 3/10/2013 Priscilla Queen of the Desert (2013)
1/11/2013 - 1/11/2013 Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE! Get The Sillies Out! (2012)
11/13/2012 - 11/18/2012 War Horse (2012)
7/31/2012 - 8/12/2012 The Addams Family (2011)
6/5/2012 - 6/10/2012 Come Fly Away (2011)
3/13/2012 - 3/28/2012 La Cage aux Folles (2011)
1/31/2012 - 2/12/2012 Billy Elliot (2010)
11/1/2011 - 11/6/2011 Million Dollar Quartet (2011)
9/7/2011 - 10/2/2011 Wicked (2009)
5/31/2011 - 6/5/2011 9 To 5: The Musical (2010)
5/17/2011 - 5/22/2011 West Side Story (2010)
4/5/2011 - 4/10/2011 Next to Normal (2010)
3/15/2011 - 3/20/2011 Shrek the Musical (2010)
2/25/2011 - 2/26/2011 Riverdance (unknown)
2/3/2011 - 2/6/2011 Madagascar Live! (2011)
1/5/2011 - 1/23/2011 Mary Poppins (2009)
11/23/2010 - 11/28/2010 Rock of Ages (2010)
5/4/2010 - 5/9/2010 Young Frankenstein (2009)
4/6/2010 - 4/11/2010 August: Osage County (2009)
2/22/2010 - 2/28/2010 Xanadu (2010)
2/2/2010 - 2/7/2010 In the Heights (2009)
1/7/2009 - 2/1/2009 Jersey Boys (2006)
11/5/2008 - 11/9/2008 Mamma Mia! (2002)
9/3/2008 - 10/5/2008 Wicked (1st National Tour) (2005)
6/3/2008 - 6/15/2008 The Color Purple (2007)
2/26/2008 - 3/2/2008 The Drowsy Chaperone (2007)
9/19/2006 - 10/1/2006 Monty Python's Spamalot (2006)
7/4/2006 - 7/16/2006 42nd Street (2006)
? - 1/15/1989 Anything Goes (1988)
? - 7/3/2004 1776 (2004)


Frequently Asked Questions

What show is currently in Benedum Center for the Performing Arts?
Benedum Center for the Performing Arts's current show is Jagged Little Pill which opened on 11/8/2021.

What when was Benedum Center for the Performing Arts built?
Benedum Center for the Performing Arts was built in 1928.

How many seats does Benedum Center for the Performing Arts have?
Benedum Center for the Performing Arts has 2885 seats.

What were the longest running shows at Benedum Center for the Performing Arts?
Mamma Mia! which ran from 2/28/2002 to 8/26/2012, Wicked (1st National Tour) which ran from 3/8/2005 to 3/15/2015, Jersey Boys which ran from 12/1/2006 to 4/28/2013, Million Dollar Quartet which ran from 10/11/2011 to 6/14/2015 and Kinky Boots which ran from 9/4/2014 to 6/18/2017,